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European Journal of Law and Economics

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 119–125 | Cite as

Thinking about thought

  • Gordon Tullock
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Abstract

The law is essentially an intellectual activity, and our understanding of the thinking processes are important. This article presents a discussion not of pure logic or what psychologists have worked out by experiments on rats, but a general description of how we actually think in problems such as those faced by lawyers.

Keywords

Thought psychology legal reasoning 

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References

  1. Tullock, Gordon. (1980). “Flatland Revisited.”Speculations in Science and Technology, 3(1), 107–112.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon Tullock
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  1. 1.Department of Economics, Karl Eller Graduate School of ManagementCollege of Business and Public AdministrationTucson

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